FAMILY FINDER WORKER (SOCIAL WORKER)
·The Family Finder Worker is directly responsible to the Supervisor and/or Executive Director;
·Manage a caseload in the area of child welfare and family support services;
·The Family Finder Worker primary role is dedicated to locating, screening and assessing families who have been identified as potential caregivers for children in care off-reserve who may have a membership with Moosomin, Saulteaux, Sweetgrass and Mosquito First Nations. This recruitment activity will be undertaken both off and on-reserve
·Maintain computerized data, case recordings, individual and family files, etc;
·Coordinate case planning sessions and monitor case plans to ensure families are receiving services;
·Will comply with the provisions of the Kanaweyimik Personnel Manual as it exists from time to time.
·Must have a University Degree from a recognized Schoolof Social Work;
·Must have at least 5 years experience and provenability to work in the counselling and social services area with families andchildren;
·Must demonstrate knowledge of The Child &Family Services Act;
·Must have completed all CORE training provided by the Ministry of Social Services;
·Must have work experience assessing families and children;
·Must have knowledge on child development and the impact of abuse and neglect, disability and other special needs, separation and attachment issues as it relates to matters in child welfare services;
·Must have the ability to understand family dynamics (i.e. strengths, deficits, ancestral clantrends, acceptance/support from the community, etc.) in order to conduct genogram/family clan research;
·Must possess good, culturally appropriate interviewing skills;
·Knowledge of the Cree language is an asset;
·Computer skills are a position requirement;
·Excellent verbal, written and time management skills are required;
·A clear criminal records check MUST BE PRESENTED AT INTERVIEW;
·Must have a valid drivers licence.
Application deadline is November 30, 2022 at 5:00pm. Start date to be determined. Please forward resumes by fax,email or mail to: (306) 445-2533, firstname.lastname@example.org. Only successful applicants will be contacted for scheduled interviews. Recruitment process to continue until a successful candidate is selected.
Kanaweyimik Child & Family Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 1270
Attention: Marlene Bugler